Primary and secondary reinforcers in performance of a 1.0-mile walk/jog by adolescents with moderate mental retardation.
- Published Article
Perceptual and motor skills
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 1998
3 Pt 2
Based on visual inspection of data, reinforcement procedures, namely, use of verbal praise and verbal praise plus token exchange, were at least mildly influential in improving performance of 5 youth with moderate mental retardation compared to their initial performance without reinforcers. These findings suggest specific reinforcement may improve the time for aerobic activity by adolescents with moderate mental retardation.
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